The role of context on age of acquisition effect: strategic control in word naming in Turkish

Raman, Ilhan ORCID logoORCID: (2018) The role of context on age of acquisition effect: strategic control in word naming in Turkish. In: Psycholinguistics and Cognition in Language Processing. Buğa, Duygu and Ögeyik, Muhlise Coşgun, eds. IGI Global, pp. 19-48. ISBN 9781522540090. [Book Section] (doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-4009-0.ch002)

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Processes involved in converting print to sound are reported to be flexible and under the strategic control of skilled readers even in transparent orthographies. In this respect, word frequency effect, regularity, and lexicality have been the topic of much research and debate in understanding how context is involved in the emergence of strategies. However, whether age of acquisition (AoA) effects are influenced by context and under the strategic control of readers have yet to be established. A series of single-word naming experiments addresses this issue and examines the role of filler type critically manipulated on lexicality, frequency, and imageability on the size of AoA effect in word naming in an entirely transparent orthography. Overall, results, which are discussed within the current theoretical frameworks, suggest that context plays a significant role on AoA.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Psychology
Item ID: 22922
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Depositing User: Ilhan Raman
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2017 13:13
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2022 20:09

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